[ubuntu-za] Netbooks

Charl Wentzel charl.wentzel at vodamail.co.za
Thu Sep 17 15:11:37 BST 2009

On Thu, 2009-09-17 at 13:30 +0200, Reenen Laurie wrote:
> Just note that a "normal" HD takes down your battery life enormously.
> Moving parts eat battery life.  As well as screen size.
> I have a ... not even sure what I have, but it only has 2h battery
> life (even with Netbook remix installed).
> If battery life isn't a concern, well then go for what you wanted.
> Regards,
> -Reenen
Must say that's the one thing that disappoints me of my Asphire One.
Despite that fact that it has flash and not a harddrive, it only has a
2hr battery life.  The bigger models have up to 10 hrs, which I think is
more in line with what you would expect of a netbook.


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